Officials said the 164 pilgrims headed for the Baltal base camp first left in eight vehicles followed by a second convoy of 13 vehicles carrying 294 pilgrims for the Pahalgam base camp.
So far 36 people have died due to various reasons during the journey. Apart from these, 15 pilgrims lost their lives in flash floods near the cave temple on July 8. Amarnath Yatra will end on August 11 on the occasion of Rakshabandhan.
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